Subject: Re: Trying to use the USB ugen device with a Handspring Visor
To: Ken Hornstein <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/28/2000 18:21:13
Ken Hornstein wrote:

> >> A coworker brought in a new Handspring Visor to work today.  For those
> >> of you not familar with it, it's a Pilot clone, but the cradle is USB
> >> (you can get a serial cradle as well, but he didn't have one).
> >
> >Do you, or anyone else, have access to a Handspring Visor?
> >I looked at the Linux code for it, and it appears to be almost trivial to
> >write a driver that makes it appear as a serial port.
> >
> >If someone is interested in testing a driver, and perhaps even helping
> >with debugging, then I'll write one.
> My co-worker has one .... but I think both him and I are running 1.4.1
> right now.  I'll ask if he's interested in upgrading to -current (could
> the changes be back-ported?)

The driver is ready.  I'm waiting for testers.
Backporting it would be a major pain, though.


        -- Lennart